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eating fish sticks while pregnant

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: I think the fear of fish is totally unfounded. The healthiest people in the world eat fish. The benefits of dha on fetal development were observed in ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: You should have a well balanced diet - that may include fish. You should limit your consumption of large saltwater fish to one serving per week to mi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
No fish is OK: As long as you eat other sources of protein, I do not think avoiding fish is a problem
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Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: So long as you are eating a healthy diet not eating fish will not cause any problems.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can eat sea food during pregnancy - make sure it is COOKed and make sure the fish is not a bottom dweller.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on the fish: Certain fish have higher mercury concentrations than others and intake should be limited to twice a week. Other fish such as salmon can be eaten more ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certainly not : recommended, however, if you are doing fine, and the pregnancy continues to grow on schedule, can be fine.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Fats: Fruits and veggies are carbs. Fish is protein. This is not a well balanced diet unless you also are getting fats. Do a calorie count t see how much yo ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No problem: There should be no problem from eating one meal of seafood. Doctors worry about patients who eat a diet of seafood 2-3 times a week or more often (es ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I : I do not know if you are pregnant. If you have unprotected sexual intercourse and your peirod is late, i recommend taking a pregnancy test. However, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not if they are : Raw.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Swai fish are: reported to have low levels of mercury so unless caught from contaminated water ways it should be fine. See: http://seafoodhealthfacts.org/sh-more-p ... Read More

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